The Power of Local Action Lessons from 10 Years of the Equator Prize. Background. The UNDP Equator Prize is awarded every two years to local sustainable development solutions for people, nature, and resilient communities. The Power of Local Action.
Lessons from 10 Years of the Equator Prize
The UNDP Equator Prize is awarded every two years to local sustainable development solutions for people, nature, and resilient communities.
Lesson 1: Local collective action provides a unique lens on sustainable development
Lesson sustainable development2: The social strand must come first
Lesson 3: Action for the environment will often produce development gains
Lesson development gains4: Community empowerment enhances conservation efforts
Lesson 5: Community-based action delivers the MDGs development gains
Lesson development gains6: There is strength in the fusion of the modern and traditional
Lesson change8: Land tenure security and property rights are essential
Lesson change10: Scaling of success is possible and can bring landscape-level change
Lesson change11: Partnerships matter
Lesson change12: Local innovation breeds adaptation and resilience